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Friday, December 22

Kids' stuff

Tiny Tales and Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665. 

Science Friday, make your own snow, 11 a.m., Families First Children's Museum, 225 W. Front St. 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org

Music

"A Musical Dreamtime Journey" with Michael Marsolek and Lawrence Duncan of Drum Brothers and Dolce Canto, 7 p.m., O'Shaughnessy Center, Whitefish. Anthony Church, 217 Tremont St. $12 in advance $16 at the door, musicaldreamtimejourney.brownpapertickets.com.

Potpourri

See the "Grinch," 7-10 p.m., 2101 Humble Road. Bring cameras for pictures; donations are collected for the Food Bank.  

Gentle yoga for all ages, 9 a.m., Missoula Senior  Center, 705 S. Higgins Ave. $4. 543-7154. 

Missoula Public Library: Christmas carols with Jodi Marshall and the Bookends, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; watercolor painting class, noon-2 p.m.; Yarns @ the Library, noon; open hours in the Makerspace, 1-6 p.m.  721-2665. 

Live predator feeding, 4 p.m., Missoula Butterfly House and Insectarium, 218 E. Front St.

Theatre

Hamilton Players presents Charles Dickens' classic holiday tale, "A Christmas Carol," doors 6 p.m., show, 7 p.m., Hamilton Playhouse, 100 Ricketts Road, Hamilton. Free. 375-9050. 

Saturday, December 23

Kids' stuff

Story time, 11 a.m., Barnes and Noble, 2640 N. Reserve St.

Story time for children ages 3 and older and their caregivers, 10:30 a.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St.

Music

"A Musical Dreamtime Journey" with Michael Marsolek and Lawrence Duncan of Drum Brothers and Dolce Canto, 7 p.m., Community United Methodist Church, 750 Electric Ave., Bigfork. $12 in advance $16 at the door, musicaldreamtimejourney.brownpapertickets.com.

Potpourri

Stevensville community Christmas dinner hosted by Montana  Life Ministries, 5-7 p.m., Stevensville School cafeteria. Free; all welcome. Children's activities and entertainment. Tickets available at Super 1 and Cenex. 406-499-2434.

See the "Grinch," 7-10 p.m., 2101 Humble Road. Bring cameras for pictures; donations are collected for the Food Bank.  

Sunday, December 24

Potpourri

See the "Grinch," 6-9 p.m., 2101 Humble Road. Bring cameras for pictures; donations are collected for the Food Bank.

Tuesday, December 26

Dance

Beginning Flamenco 1, Tuesdays, 1-2:30 p.m., Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre School, 2704 Brooks. Flamenco Montana/Victoria Lenihan Dance. flamencomt.com, 542-9270.

Unity Dance and Drum African dance class with Tarn Ream and live music, 7-8:30 p.m., Missoula Senior Center, 705 S. Higgins Ave. All levels and ages welcome; drop-in dancers welcome. $10 per class, $35 for four classes. 549-7933, tarn.ream@umontana.edu.

Kids' stuff

Sparkly icicles, 11:30 a.m., Families First Children's Museum, 225 W. Front St. 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org

Preschool storytime, ImagineIF Kalispell, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Toddler time with stories, songs and movement for ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers, ImagineIF Columbia Falls, 11-11:30 a.m.

Potpourri

Gentle yoga for all ages, 9 a.m., Missoula Senior  Center, 705 S. Higgins Ave. $4. 543-7154. 

Trivia, 7:30 p.m., VFW Post 209, 245 W. Main St.

Trivia with ImagineIF Libraries, Kalispell Brewing Co., 6-8 p.m.

Trivia with ImagineIF Libraries, Backslope Brewing Co., Columbia Falls, 6-8 p.m.

Wednesday, December 27

Dance

Flamenco 2, Wednesdays, 7:30-9 p.m., Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre School, 2704 Brooks. Flamenco Montana/Victoria Lenihan Dance. flamencomt.com, 542-9270.

Kids' stuff

Tiny Tales at EmPower Place, 1720 Wyoming St. 721-2665.

Toddler and baby story time, 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton. 363-1670. 

No-sew BYO sock snowman craft, 11 a.m., Families First Children's Museum, 225 W. Front St. 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org

Preschool story time, ImagineIF Kalispell, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Preschool story time, ImagineIF Bigfork, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Preschool story time, ImagineIF Columbia Falls, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Potpourri

Tai chi, 9:15 a.m., Missoula Senior  Center, 705 S. Higgins Ave. $4. 543-7154. 

Course in Miracles Study Group, 9:45 a.m.-noon, Center for Spiritual Living, 1720 N. First St., Hamilton. Love offering suggested. cslbitterroot.org, 381-6480. 

Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St.: Open hours in the MakerSpace, explore the resources of the MakerSpace, learn how to use the equipment, or to work on a project of their choice, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Big Sky Branch open noon-4 p.m.; Afternoon matinee, recent feature film, 2 p.m. 

Trivia, 7 p.m., Broadway Bar, 1609 W. Broadway.

Trivia, 8 p.m., Silver Slipper Lounge, 4063 U.S. Highway 93.

Trivial Beersuit, 8:30 p.m., Press Box, 825 E. Broadway.

Thursday, December 28

Art

Ladies pottery painting night, 6-8 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $40/$35. 549-7555, zootownarts.org. 

Dance

East Coast swing, beginner-intermediate, 7-8:15 p.m., Sunrise Saloon, 1101 Strand. 

African dance class with live drums, Oumar Keita and Djebe Bara, 6-7 p.m., the Barn Movement Studio, 2926 S. Third St. W., $5.

Kids' stuff

MiniNaturalist pre-K program, 10 a.m., Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory St. Free with admission to the Center. MontanaNaturalist.org

Story Garden, 11 a.m., Families First Children's Museum, 225 W. Front St. 541-7529, childrensmuseum.org

Preschool story time, ImagineIF Columbia Falls for day cares, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Tiny Tales for ages birth-3, 10:30 a.m.; Lego Club, 3:30 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665.  

Potpourri

Big Sky Branch open noon-4 p.m.; Computer electronics in the MakerSpace, 3-6 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665.

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